America's perspective

On the Monroe Doctrine

European Nations

They feared the European Nations meddling in the Western Hemisphere. The European nations had much power, they seemed ready to help Spain regain it's colonies in Latin America.

Monroe Doctrine

The main message of the Monroe Doctrine was that the United States would not interfere in the affairs of the European nations or existing colonies of the European nations. Monroe warned European nations not to attempt to regain control of the newly independent nations of Latin America.
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